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The best beers in the world, as voted on by beer aficionados like you. Anyone can add their favorite brews to this list. The list updates automatically every time new beer rankings are added, making this an accurate, real-time ranking of the best beers, as chosen by the "wisdom of the crowd." Think about the top beers you've ever tasted and share your favorite beers with the world. Don't limit yourself to what's on tap at your local pub - these beverages are ranked on an international level. 

Naming the best beer in the world is a tough task - especially since taste is so subjective. The balance of hops, yeast, and malted barley all play a role in the taste of beer, yet some people prefer some of those flavors more than others. Many of the top rated beers on this list are heavy on hops, which give beer a bitter flavor and aroma. Other beers have a malt flavor that dominates the taste - giving them a sweet and buttery flavor. So while it may be difficult to name one type as the best tasting beer in the world, this list represents the range of good beers that are out there. Bottoms up and vote for your favorites!

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Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness 4.1% alcohol

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Stella Artois is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stella Artois 5% alcohol

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+ - 1,528 1,046
Chimay White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay White 8% alcohol

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+ - 1,723 1,458
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Newcastle Brown Ale 4.7% alcohol

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+ - 1,678 1,403
Blue Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Heineken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Heineken 5.4% alcohol

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 5.6% alcohol

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+ - 1,801 932
Hoegaarden Witbier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Witbier 5% alcohol

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+ - 1,849 850
Chimay Blue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Blue 9% alcohol

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+ - 1,683 801
St Bernardus Abt 12 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
St Bernardus Abt 12 10% alcohol

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+ - 1,573 816
Rochefort 10 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 10 11.3% alcohol

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Fat Tire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Chimay Red is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Red 7% alcohol

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Sapporo Premium Lager is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sapporo Premium Lager 4.5% alcohol

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Leffe Blonde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Blonde 6.6% alcohol

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+ - 1,934 798
Moortgat Duvel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Moortgat Duvel 8.5% alcohol

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+ - 1,154 652
Delirium Tremens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Delirium Tremens 8.5% alcohol

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+ - 1,150 1,239
Corona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Westmalle Tripel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Tripel 9% alcohol

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Stone IPA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stone IPA 6.7% alcohol

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Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness Harp Lager 5% alcohol

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Hoegaarden Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Grand Cru 8.7% alcohol

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Pyramid Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pyramid Hefeweizen 5% alcohol

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Pilsner Urquell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pilsner Urquell 4.4% alcohol

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Rochefort 8 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 8 9.2% alcohol

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Guinness Smithwicks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Smithwick's 5% alcohol

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Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bas... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Westvleteren 12 (Yellow Cap) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Samuel Adams Octoberfest 4.75% alcohol

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Rogue Dead Guy Ale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rogue Dead Guy Ale 6.5% alcohol

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Bass Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Bass Pale Ale 5.1% alcohol

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+ - 564 517
Paulaner Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 1,111 479
Westmalle Dubbel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Dubbel 7% alcohol

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Orval is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Orval 6.2% alcohol

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Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Rodenbach Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rodenbach Grand Cru 6.5% alcohol

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Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 644 618
Anchor Steam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Anchor Steam 4.9% alcohol

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+ - 393 100
Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Red Stripe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Red Stripe 4.7% alcohol

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Carlsburg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Chimay Grande Réserve 1997 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Yuengling Premium Beer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Yuengling Premium Beer 4.4% alcohol

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+ - 622 294
Rochefort 6 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 6 7.5% alcohol

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+ - 531 168
St Bernardus Prior 8 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Dos Equis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Dos Equis

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Leffe Brune 6 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Brune 6 6.5% alcohol